Day December 29, 2020

[Editorial Analysis] War and words

Mains Paper 2: International Relations Prelims level: US-Taliban Pact Mains level: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests CONTEXT: • Afghan government and the Taliban are preparing to resume talks in Doha next week.…

Monpa Handmade Paper

• The 1000-year old heritage art – the Monpa Handmade Paper of Arunachal Pradesh – which was driven to the extinction, has come to life once again, with the committed efforts of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC). About: •…

Namghars

• The Union Home Minister Amit Shah distributed financial grants to 8,000 Namghars (traditional Vaisnavite monasteries of Assam) under the Assam Darshan programme. About: • Namghars (literally meaning Prayer House) are places for congregational worship associated with the entire Assamese…